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March 12, 2019 Feature General DentistryOral Health

The Top 25 Biological Functions of the Mouth

by G. P. Greenacre

Following over 50 years of study and listening to experts, I want to share with you why good growth and good functioning of the mouth is so important. Let me explain why the Mouth is the Mirror of your Life.

September 10, 2018 News News

Woman Develops a ‘Black Hairy Tongue’ After Horrific Car Accident

by Madeline Cox, Kid Spot

She felt nauseous and had a bad taste in her mouth but didn’t think anything of it until she looked in the mirror. After the accident that left the 55-year-old woman with both legs crushed, doctors told her to take antibiotics to prevent

August 16, 2018 News News

Tongue Microbiome Research Underscores Importance of Dental Health

by American Society for Microbiology

Elderly individuals with fewer teeth, poor dental hygiene, and more cavities constantly ingest more dysbiotic microbiota, which could be harmful to their respiratory health, according to new research published in the journal mSphere. The findings come from a large, population-based study

May 9, 2018 Feature Dental Hygiene

Is Your Tongue Causing Your Health Problems?

by Pat Pine, RDH, COM™

Ever wonder what organ really controls our body? Most assume it is the heart. The heart pumps blood to the lungs, which is needed to breath efficiently. Both heart and lungs are vital to the human body’s machinery – but

May 24, 2011 News Oral cancer

Study provides treatment strategies for tongue cancer

by ken

By Dr. Bicuspid Staff  May 24, 2011 — A retrospective study in Head and Neck Oncology (May 21, 2011) provides new treatment strategies for primary tumor disease and tumor recurrence in patients with tongue cancer. Read more Related articles What Does Tongue Cancer

March 25, 2011 News Oral cancer

The role of salivary cytokine biomarkers in tongue cancer invasion and mortality

by ken

Alexis Korostoff, Lindsay Reder, Rizwan Masood and Uttam K. Sinha Department of Otolaryngology, Keck School of Medicine University of Southern California, General Hospital 4136, 1200 N. State, Los Angeles, CA 90031, USA Summary Squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue (TSCC) has

March 8, 2011 News Pathology

DentalEZ® Group Acquires Trimira’s® Identafi® 3000 ultra

by ken

Press Release: DentalEZ’s First Step in the Evolution Toward a More Clinical Product Offering Malvern, PA (March 4, 2011) – DentalEZ® Group, a supplier of innovative products and services for dental health professionals worldwide, and Trimira®, a subsidiary of Remicalm LLC, a developer of

March 8, 2011 News Pathology

Study finds oral tongue cancer increasing in young, white females

by ken

From Physorg.com A UNC study released this week in the Journal of Clinical Oncology finds an increasing incidence of squamous cell carcinoma of the oral tongue in young white females in the United States over the last three decades. A team of

February 14, 2011 News Decay assessment and preventionDental HygienePreventive Dentistry

Bad breath? Break free — how to tell a friend without replacing your central incisors

by ken

Feature piece from CNN.com Ida Alvarez avoided close conversations. She was afraid of what someone might tell her. She was pretty sure she had really bad breath.   “It is such an embarrassing situation,” Alvarez, 31, of Los Angeles told

February 13, 2011 News Pathology

Compartmental tongue surgery yields better outcomes

by ken

By Donna Domino, Associate Editor – from DrBicuspid.com – FULL ARTICLE February 9, 2011 — Tongue cancer patients who have compartmental tongue surgery live longer and have fewer recurrences of the disease compared with those who undergo conventional surgery, a new retrospective study

August 7, 2010 News Orthodontics

Mind the gap – although it does save on floss

by ken

Science Daily – August 3, 2010 – Mark this one down as a parental nightmare. First,your child gets her tongue pierced. Then,as if you needed something else, she starts “playing” with the tiny barbell-shaped stud, pushing it against her upper